Microsoft 70-411 Exam – Q59

You have a DNS server named Server1 that runs Windows Server 2012 R2. On Server1, you create a DNS zone named

You need to specify the email address of the person responsible for the zone.
Which type of DNS record should you configure?

A. Start of authority (SOA)
B. Host information (HINFO)
C. Mailbox (MB)
D. Mail exchanger (MX)

Correct Answer: A


DNS best practices
Enter the correct e-mail address of the responsible person for each zone you add to or manage on a DNS server.
This field is used by applications to notify DNS administrators for a variety of reasons. For example, query errors, incorrect data returned in a query, and security problems are a few ways in which this field can be used. While most Internet e-mail addresses contain the at sign (@) when used in e-mail applications, this symbol must be replaced with a period (.) when entering an e-mail address for this field. For example, instead of “”, you would use “”.